History

Essential books illuminating key periods of history, from the Romans to the Tudors to World War 1. Delve into the history of England with Peter Ackroyd, explore Britain’s forgotten multicultural past with David Olusoga, or uncover the violent rise of early Christianity with Catherine Nixey.

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Margaret George’s favourite stories of the Roman Empire.

255 books available
  1. Book cover for Dispatches

    Dispatches

    Michael Herr

  2. Book cover for Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight

    Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight

    Alexandra Fuller

  3. Book cover for The Seventies Unplugged

    The Seventies Unplugged

    Gerard DeGroot

  4. Book cover for Editor

    Editor

    Max Hastings

  5. Book cover for The Places In Between

    The Places In Between

    Rory Stewart

  6. Book cover for Passions Between Women

    Passions Between Women

    Emma Donoghue

  7. Book cover for Last Letters Home

    Last Letters Home

    Tamasin Day-Lewis

  8. Book cover for A History of the First World War

    A History of the First World War

    B. H. Liddell Hart

  9. Book cover for A History of the Second World War

    A History of the Second World War

    B. H. Liddell Hart

  10. Book cover for The Ancient Paths

    The Ancient Paths

    Graham Robb

  11. Book cover for Bear Grylls: Two All-Action Adventures

    Bear Grylls: Two All-Action Adventures

    Bear Grylls

  12. Book cover for The Restoration of Rome

    The Restoration of Rome

    Peter Heather

  13. Book cover for Flappers

    Flappers

    Judith Mackrell

  14. Book cover for The Wreck at Sharpnose Point

    The Wreck at Sharpnose Point

    Jeremy Seal

  15. Book cover for Small Wars, Far Away Places

    Small Wars, Far Away Places

    Michael Burleigh

  16. Book cover for A Fort of Nine Towers

    A Fort of Nine Towers

    Qais Akbar Omar

  17. Book cover for Burial Rites

    Burial Rites

    Hannah Kent

  18. Book cover for Harvest

    Harvest

    Jim Crace

  19. Book cover for Going to the Wars

    Going to the Wars

    Max Hastings

  20. Book cover for The Generation Game

    The Generation Game

    David McWilliams

  21. Book cover for Love Letters of the Great War

    Love Letters of the Great War

    Mandy Kirkby

  22. Book cover for Christ's

    Christ's

  23. Book cover for The Boys In The Boat

    The Boys In The Boat

    Daniel James Brown

  24. Book cover for The Lonely Leader

    The Lonely Leader

    Alistair Horne

    David Montgomery

  25. Book cover for Mr Foote's Other Leg

    Mr Foote's Other Leg

    Ian Kelly

  26. Book cover for The Fall of Light

    The Fall of Light

    Niall Williams

  27. Book cover for My Life as a Spy

    My Life as a Spy

    Leslie Woodhead

  28. Book cover for Counting One's Blessings

    Counting One's Blessings

    William Shawcross

  29. Book cover for Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great

    Paul Cartledge

  30. Book cover for The Spartans

    The Spartans

    Paul Cartledge

  31. Book cover for City of Abraham

    City of Abraham

    Edward Platt

  32. Book cover for Killing Kennedy

    Killing Kennedy

    Bill O'Reilly

    Martin Dugard

  33. Book cover for An Anatomy of Terror

    An Anatomy of Terror

    Andrew Sinclair

  34. Book cover for Josephine

    Josephine

    Andrea Stuart

  35. Book cover for The Sixties Unplugged

    The Sixties Unplugged

    Gerard DeGroot

  36. Book cover for A Way of Life

    A Way of Life

    Reginald Kray

  37. Book cover for Tudors

    Tudors

    Peter Ackroyd

  38. Book cover for Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand

    Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand

    Bridget O'Donnell

  39. Book cover for Churchill's Cigar

    Churchill's Cigar

    Stephen McGinty

  40. Book cover for Shakespeare's Local

    Shakespeare's Local

    Pete Brown

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